We are delighted to announce this international conference (African Literature and the Press) which will inaugurate the Afrophonie week at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3. The conference programme can be found here: https://africanreadingcultures.blogs.ilrt.org/fr/programme This conference is part of a larger project on ‘Popular print… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Kalapi Sen It is a truism in today’s world that ‘African literature’ covers a major portion of literary scholarship, included now on high-school syllabi as well as at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. And one name that has… Read More ›
* The African Literary Hustle* Guest Editors: Mukoma wa Ngugi and Laura Murphy When African literature is published in the West, it is too often realist, in English, and always in the spirit of Chinua Achebe. But romance, science fiction, fantasy, epic, experimental… Read More ›
The Winners of the new Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature were announced today (17 NOVEMBER 2015). The prize has the express goal of recognizing writing in African languages and encouraging translation from, between and into African languages.
As part of our ongoing series on the ASAUK 2014 conference, Rebecca Jones reports on panels on African languages in literature and in the disciplines. Papers that discussed African languages could be found throughout the ASAUK 2014 conference – including panels on Swahili… Read More ›
The ASAUK biennial conference will be held at the University of Sussex this year and will run from 2pm on Tuesday Sept 9th to 3.30 pm on Thursday 11th September 2014. The Sussex Africa Centre is scheduled for its official launch… Read More ›